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Careers Employee Benefits

  • Nov 7- Pilots at Southwest Airlines Co voted to ratify a new contract that hikes wages and alters retirement benefits, their union said on Monday, following more than four years of talks. The deal raises pay by 15 percent upon ratification, followed by increases of 3 percent annually through 2020, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association said in a news release.

  • Checklist

    During the holidays, it can be tempting to put off financial decisions, but taking certain steps now may well be worth the effort.

  • Company benefits manual

    It's finally time to choose your workplace benefits and health-care insurance for 2017. Here's how to make sure you pick the right plan.

  • TORONTO/ MONTREAL, Oct 31- Canada's main auto workers' union said on Monday that progress was "painfully slow" in contract talks with Ford Motor Co ahead of a midnight strike deadline, with salaries for recent hires and health benefits among the sticking points. Unifor spokeswoman Denise Hammond said the automaker had proposed a new class of temporary full-time...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 27- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher quarterly net profit that met analyst expectations and reiterated its full-year 2016 earnings outlook, but warned its fourth-quarter results could be affected by a year-end mark-to-market pension accounting adjustment. UPS said it expects record peak volumes of more than 700 million...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 27- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher quarterly net profit that met expectations and reiterated its full-year 2016 earnings outlook, but warned that its fourth-quarter results could be affected by a year-end mark-to-market pension accounting adjustment. Some 1,200 mechanics and other workers...

  • When to collect Social Security

    Timing is everything when it comes to collecting social security. There are some exceptions to the rule that you must wait until age 70 to collect. CNBC’s Sharon Epperson explains.

  • Financial advisor Sophia Bera, founder of Gen Y Planning, discusses 3 key moves millennials can make to ensure a bright financial future.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- U.S. retirees will receive a 0.3 percent increase in their Social Security checks in 2017, the Social Security Administration said on Tuesday. The rate is determined by averaging together third-quarter inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers. More than 65 million people will benefit...

  • Two NY Uber drives secure unemployment benefits

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports the latest on Uber's battle over calling their drivers employees or contractors.

  • Working an office, businessmen, work

    American workers collectively leave $272 billion worth of vacation time on the table, according to a new study, NBC News reports.

  • TORONTO, Oct 12- Canadian health benefit startup League Inc said on Wednesday it has teamed up with the insurance arm of backer Royal Bank of Canada as it expands into insurance, targeting the many small businesses offering no such benefits to employees. The company received a license on Friday to operate as an insurance broker in Ontario and expects to obtain...

  • 'Un-sick' paid leave is good for business: CEO

    Oliver Kharraz, Zocdoc CEO, and Oisin Hanrahan, Handy CEO, talk about the benefits of providing employees paid time off for preventive care.

  • Man in office

    Most employees "run for the hills" each October when it's time to review workplace benefits, but taking the time to thoroughly plan is key.

  • New benefit trend: Compassionate leave

    Activision Blizzard Human Resources chief Milt Ezzard tells Bertha Coombs about the company’s new compassionate leave program, which gives workers take 8 weeks of paid time off to spend with family members who are seriously ill.

  • New benefit trend: Compassionate leave

    Finding a health insurance provider that responds to the needs of a mid- and large-size employer can be challenge. That’s what prompted Activision Blizzard to sign on with fast-growing start-up Collective Health.

  • Red flag on gig economy gyp

    Steven Hill, "The Raw Deal" author, explains why he thinks workers are being cheated in the "on-demand" economy.

  • How to ask for flexible retirement

    If you’re not ready to retire and change your lifestyle completely, you might be able to create your own arrangement with a 'flexible retirement.' CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains what this means for workers looking for alternative retirement options.

  • Hyundai's labor strike could weigh on South Korean economy

    The prolonged workers' strike is the South Korean automaker's biggest one yet.

  • Aetna gives employees free Apple Watches

    The health insurer will gift 50-thousand devices to workers and offer discounts for customers to buy the Apple Watch.